Keynote speaker

"The role of business in our communities and planet, beyond just profitability."

Troy alstead

Former CFO & COO, Starbucks
Troy Alstead is the former Chief Operating Officer of Starbucks. In February 2016, he retired from Starbucks after 24 years with the company. Troy was responsible for leading the global operations of the business and its family of brands around the world. He joined Starbucks when it was a privately held company with stores primarily in the Pacific Northwest.

Troy contributed to the company’s development into a global multi-channel consumer brand, with greater than 20,000 stores in 60+ countries. Prior to becoming the company’s COO, he served in a number of operational, general management, and finance roles, including the positions of Group President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer.
Troy Alstead is the founder, president, and CEO of Ocean5, the unique place for playing, meeting, and dining in the South Puget Sound, and Table 47, a farm-to-table, fresh from scratch restaurant located in Gig Harbor, WA. Troy serves on the board of directors of Levi Strauss & Co., Harley-Davidson, and Topgolf.